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Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series

2019 Human Rights Film Series


The Urgency of Dialogue


Featuring award-winning films| focusing on some of the most critical human rights issues of our times


The University’s 12th annual Human Rights Film Series offers a line-up of six films that try to inspire dialogues about some of the most critical human rights issues facing today’s world.

Presented by the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Cultures

Location for Screenings: Power Center, Dougherty Section A

Tuesday, January 29 – 7:00: White Right: Meeting the Enemy (2017). Muslim film-maker, Deeyah Khan, in daring dialogues with white supremacists

Monday, February 4 – 7:00: The Bystander Moment: Transforming Rape Culture at its Roots (2018). A timely look at a culture of silence in the face of sexual harassment and abuse and other forms of gender violence.

Wednesday, February 13 – 7:00: Downstream (2018). A look at the contamination and protection of Pennsylvania’s waterways.

Monday, February 18 – 7:00: The Cleaners (2018). An investigation of outsourced content moderators charged with censuring what we see on the internet.

Tuesday, February 26 – 7:00: The Great White Hoax: Donald Trump & The Politics of Race and Class in America (2017). A film about race-relations and white privilege in America.

Presentations by experts and opinion leaders

Free and open to the public


Tuesday, January 29, 2019

08:00 AM - 09:00 PM


Power Center, Dougherty Section A
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15282United States
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